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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Geometridae
Rank  Genus
Class  Insecta
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Butterflies and moths
Similar  Butterflies and moths, Hemitheini, Boudinotiana puella

Eucrostes is a genus of moth in the family Geometridae.



Palpi reaching just beyond the frons and roughly scaled. Antennae of male bipectinated for two-thirds length. Hind tibia with one spur pair in both sexes. Fore wings with veins 3,4 from angle of cell and vein 6 from upper angle. Veins 7,8,9,10 stalked and vein 11 anastomosing with vein 12. Hind wings with frenulum absent. The outer margin rounded. Veins 3,4 and 6,7 stalked.


  • Eucrostes astigmatica Prout L. B., 1916
  • Eucrostes beatificata (Walker, 1863)
  • Eucrostes disparata (Walker, 1861)
  • Eucrostes indigenata (Villers, 1789) (Mediterranean)
  • Eucrostes pygmaea Rebel, 1907
  • Eucrostes rhodophthalma Prout L. B., 1912
  • Eucrostes rufociliaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1855
  • Eucrostes solivaga Herbulot, 1972
  • Former species

  • Eucrostes kafebera Swinhoe, 1894 (from India)
  • References

    Eucrostes Wikipedia

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    Boudinotiana puella
    Eucrostes indigenata